FACTS & STATS
The world’s 3rd best city to visit
Visitation to Canberra has risen by 10% this year—we welcomed 4.98 million people.
Canberra is custodian of remarkable collections of art and historical artefacts across more than 50 museums and galleries,
We are home to the Australian National Collection—you can endlessly explore culture, art and heritage throughout our museums, galleries, embassies, landmarks and archives.
Visitors experience countless and diverse attractions including world-class festivals, facilities, entertainment, sporting events, outdoor pursuits, artisan markets, food and wine.
We enjoy a good time—our events calendar is jam packed. Canberrans have the highest participation rate in cultural and leisure activities in the nation.
70% of the ACT is pure open space, parkland and nature reserves, providing year-round access for recreation and seeing abundant wildlife.
140 vineyards, numerous breweries and several distilleries are all within 35 minutes’ drive of the
We love our coffee. Enjoy a great cup from Australian and World Champion winning baristas and coffees.
Bikes are life, backed by a comprehensive network of cycling lanes. Australia’s best mountain bike facility, Stromlo Forest Park, is just 15 minutes’ drive from the city centre.